Seven Habits of highly effective Leaders

Course Overview:

Effectiveness is a skillful approach. To attain effective goals. Steven Covey puts forward many invaluable concepts. Translated to habits, to be effective. One of which is aligning oneself to what he calls the “true north “principles of a character ethic. He describes it as timeless and universal.

Who Can Enroll:

Professionals, managers, and executives who are involved in influencing and supporting the business and functional level strategies of their organization.

Course Features:

  • Material included in course fees.
  • To achieve certification, participants shall achieve 80% in CHOOLS exams.
  • Course could be customized for organization requirements including company LOGO.

Learning Outcome:

  • Distinguish between low cost, differentiation, focus and best cost strategies
  • Identify the differences between strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and outsourcing
  • Apply the basic concepts, tools and frameworks of blue ocean strategy
  • Recognize the knowledge of value innovation practices and methodologies of blue ocean strategy
  • Relate to how blue ocean strategy is ‘put into action’

Why Choose Chools?

Access to:

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• 15,000 top books in abstract forms.
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• 137 Lean Six Sigma toolkit.
• Leadership assessments.
• Quiz, Exam prep, Q&As, Case-studies.

Course Outline:

  • The five generic competitive strategies
  • The three big strategic questions
  • Strategy and the quest for competitive advantage
  • Defining competitive strategy
  • Low cost provider strategies
  • Objectives and key to success
  • Translating a low cost advantage into higher profits
  • Approaches to securing a cost advantage
  • Keys to success in achieving low cost leadership
  • When does a low cost strategy work best?
  • Pitfalls of low cost strategies
  • Differentiation provider strategies
  • Objectives and key to success
  • Benefits of successful differentiation
  • Sustaining differentiation
  • When does a differentiation strategy work best?
  • Pitfalls of differentiation strategies
  • Best cost provider strategies
  • Objectives and key to success
  • When does a best cost strategy work best?
  • Risks of a best cost strategy
  • Focus low cost and focus differentiation strategies
  • Approaches to defining a market niche
  • When does a focus strategy work best?
  • Risks of a focus strategy
  • Complementing the chosen competitive strategy
  • Collaborative strategies: alliances and partnerships
  • Merger and acquisition strategies
  • Vertical integration strategies
  • Outsourcing strategies
  • Offensive versus defensive strategies
  • Web site and social media strategies
  • Blue ocean strategy – the new market space
  • Red ocean versus blue ocean strategies
  • The impact of creating blue oceans
  • Value innovation: the cornerstone of blue ocean strategy
  • The six principles of blue ocean strategy
  • Analytical tools and frameworks
  • The strategy canvas
  • The ‘eliminate-reduce-raise-create’ actions framework
  • Reading the value curves
  • Formulating blue ocean strategy
  • Reconstructing market boundaries
  • Focusing on the big picture, not the numbers
  • Reaching beyond existing demand